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"Revisiting the West" Roundtable

When Apr 03, 2017
from 04:00 PM to 05:30 PM
Where Mann Assembly
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CALS will sponsor the roundtable “Rethinking the American West” in the Mann Assembly Room, Pattee-Paterno Library.  Three invited panelists will discuss how the American West has been reimagined and recreated in contemporary literature, film, and television.  Panelists include Susan Kollin (CLS Distinguished Professor of English at Montana State University and author of the Cambridge UP History of Western American Literature); Richard Aquila (Professor Emeritus of History and American Studies at Penn State Behrend and author of Wanted Dead or Alive: the American West in Popular Culture); and Charity Fox (Assistant Professor of American Studies and Gender Studies at Penn State Harrisburg and author of a book-in-progress entitled Before Blackwater: Mercenaries and Masculinities in the Popular Culture of the Cold War).